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Practice of IELTS Listening


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Important words and main ideas in conversation are ones that will come up again and again. Listen carefuly for any word or words that come up repeatedly. What words come up in nearly every statement made? These words with high frequency are likely to be in the main idea of the conversation.

For example, in a conversation about class size in the business department of a college, the term ďclass sizeĒ is likely to appear in nearly every statement made by either speaker in the discussion.

Voice Changes


IELTS expects you to be able to recognize and interpret nuances of speech. Be on the alert for any changes in voice, which might register surprise, excitement, or another emotion. If a speaker is talking in a normal monotone voice and suddenly raises their voice to a high pitch, that is a huge clue that something critical is being stated. Listen for a speaker to change their voice and understand the meaning of what they are saying.

Example :

Man: Letís go to Wal-mart.

Woman: Thereís a Wal-mart in this small town?

If the womanís statement was higher pitched, indicating surprise and shock, then she probably did not expect there to be a Wal-mart in that town.

Specifics


Listen carefully for specific pieces of information. Adjectives are commonly asked about in IELTS questions. Try to remember any main adjectives that are mentioned. Pick out adjectives such as numbers, colors, or sizes.

Example :

Man: Letís go to the store and get some apples to make the pie.
Woman: How many do we need?
Man: Weíl need five apples to make the pie.

A typical question might be about how many apples were needed.

Interpret


As you are listening to the conversation, put yourself in the personís shoes. Think about why someone would make a statement. Youíl need to do more than just regurgitate the spoken words but also interpret them.

Example :

Woman: I think Iím sick with the flu.
Man: Why donít you go see the campus doctor?

Sample Question: Why did the man mention the campus doctor?

Answer: The campus doctor would be able to determine if the woman had the flu.

Find the Hidden Meaning


Look for the meaning behind a statement. When a speaker answers a question with a statement that doesnít immediately seem to answer the question, the response probably contained a hidden meaning that you will need to recognize and explain.

Example :
Man: Are you going to be ready for your presentation?

Woman: Iíve only got half of it finished and itís taken me five hours just to do this much. Thereís only an hour left before the presentation is due.

At first, the woman did not seem to answer the question the man presented. She responded with a statement that only seemed loosely related. Once you look deeper, then you can find the true meaning of what she said. If it took the woman five hours to do the first half of the presentation, then it would logicaly take her another five hours to do the second half. Since she only has one hour until her presentation is due, she would probably NOT be able to be ready for the presentation. So, while an answer was not immediately visible to the manís question, when you applied some logic to her response, you could find the hidden meaning beneath.

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